Or, look carefully at the “To” field before sending an email.
The UC Berkeley law school apparently learned this lesson the hard way when it recently sent an email to all 7, 000 applicants welcoming them to the law school.
The problem: they only typically admit 800 to get an entering class of 260.
In the process of training a new worker, the director of admissions went live with this misguided message.
Sharp applicants should have quickly hit “reply” with “Accept” in the subject field.
Sounds like a good question for a Boalt Hall Contracts 101 final exam.